Glen Southergill - Professional and Technical Communications


Glen Southergill


Glen Southergill, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Engineering Hall Room 211
Phone: (406) 496-4777
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Glen Southergill is an Assistant Professor affiliated with the Writing Program in the College of Letters, Sciences, and Professional Studies at Montana Tech and Individualized Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program at the University of Montana. He teaches various topics in professional writing and researches histories and theories of rhetoric, with special attention to contemporary dramatisms.

Non-Research Academic Interests

Serious Gaming and Game Studies, Creative Non-Fiction

Selected Honors & Awards

  • Rose and Anna Busch Award Nominee, Montana Tech of the University of Montana (2014)
  • Faculty Impact Recognition by Digger Athletics, Montana Tech of the University of Montana (2014)
  • Faculty Development Grant, Montana Tech of the University of Montana (2014)
  • Travel Grant, Clemson University College of Arts, Architecture, and Humanities (2013)
  • Personal Enrichment Grant, Clemson University Graduate School (2013)
  • Positive Teaching Impact Recognition, Clemson Residential Life (2010-2012)

Career in Brief

  • Assistant Professor, Professional and Technical Communication, Montana Tech, 2014-Present
  • Assistant Director, University Writing Center and Fellows Program, Clemson University, 2012-2014
  • Graduate Instructor of Record, College of Arts/Architecture/Humanities, Clemson University, 2009-2012

Courses Taught

  • Communications 140: Introduction to Visual Rhetoric
  • Communications 234: Mass Media
  • Communications 338: Usability Testing
  • Professional & Technical Communication 244: Professional Communication Consulting
  • Professional & Technical Communication 2506: Web page Design
  • Professional & Technical Communication 330: Introduction to Game Design
  • Professional & Technical Communication 4996: Senior Thesis/Project
  • Technical Communication 5426: Technology, Communication and Culture*
  • Technical Communication 5416W: Rhetorical Theories & Professional Communication
  • Writing 121: Introduction to Technical Writing
  • Writing 321: Advanced Technical Writing
  • Writing 322: Advanced Business Writing*

Selected Publications

“Five Footnotes to ‘Lec(ri)ture’ (Pages 18-25).” Textshop Experiments (ISSN: 2377-9039) 1 (Summer 2016). Web.

“On The Making of A Butte Nugget of History: Instructor Reflection and Materials.” The Journal of Undergraduate Multimedia Projects [Accepted for Publication]. Web.

"A Review of Walter Benjamin: Images, the Creaturely, and the Holy." Itineration: Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Rhetoric, Media, and Culture (2016).

"Game Over: A Response to Facechange." The Journal for Undergraduate Multimedia Projects. (2014)

"W.6 Sound Teaching: Bringing Music and Audio into the Composition Classroom [A Conference on College Composition and Communication Workshop Review]." Kairoswiki - Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy 16.1 (Fall 2011).

Personal Interests

Happily married father of two young daughters, soon-to-be avid hiker/snow shoe-er/boater, almost all things film (especially science or historical fictions), and certified BBQ judge (in the state of South Carolina).